Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2019, as well as the four previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Skid Row Housing Trust N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 388,938
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North American Council for Online Learning N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Colorado College TH N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oberlin College N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 4,363,519

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Skid Row Housing Trust N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 388,938
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North American Council for Online Learning N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Colorado College TH N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oberlin College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 4,363,519

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
All Five CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Global Development Incubator Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 -103,500
Shark Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project LLC CO Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Town School for Boys CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Mission Continues MO Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Soliya Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,345,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Link Media, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Skid Row Housing Trust United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Essie Justice Group United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Rescue Mission United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Council of Chief State School Officers United States Education Donor Advised 2018 388,938
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North American Council for Online Learning United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Colorado College TH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oberlin College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 4,363,519

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13110 records found.